Gov. Adeleke lifts suspension on Forestry Consultants and Permits

The Executive Governor of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke has announced the immediate lifting of suspension on forestry consultants and permits across the state.

According to a press statement released by Spokesperson to the governor, Mallam Olawale Rasheed noted that “The State Governor, had in early December directed a suspension and review of the following category of permits namely Plantation or Forest reserve concession allocation permit; sawmill permit and renewal; flinch sawn evacuation permit; timber and logs permit; hammering permit or release permit; motor-saw permit; forest reserve access permit and Tungya farming system allocation permit.

“In a fresh directive on Tuesday, Governor Adeleke noted that the lifting of the suspension was sequel to an ongoing review of the state’s internal revenue service.

“Adeleke however warned the forestry operators and permit holders to play according to the rule and ensure transparency in their day to day activities.

“Any forestry operator who violates operational regulations will be summarily removed from the field”, Adeleke directed.

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